Should You Choose the Jeep Renegade or the Jeep Wrangler?

If you're looking for a new SUV that offers impressive capabilities so you can take on all kinds of driving adventures, be sure to take a look at vehicles like the Jeep Renegade and the Jeep Wrangler. Both models offer excellent 4x4 capabilities and provide great performance both on and off the road. They also offer a variety of features that further add to that great performance, while providing the comfort and convenience you need for a great driving experience.

These vehicles have a few things in common, such as their impressive performance, but they also each have something unique to offer. So which model is the right fit for you? Since both are an excellent option, it really just comes down to your personal preference. Below, you can learn more about each model to decide which one is the best fit for you.

Jeep Renegade vs Jeep Wrangler

  • Price: The Renegade is more affordable, starting at $17,995, than the Wrangler, starting at $23,995.
  • Size/Space: Both of these vehicles are compact SUVs with room for five. The Renegade offers more passenger volume at 118.6 cubic feet, compared to the Wrangler's 88.4 cubic feet, while the Wrangler offers more cargo space at 56.5 cubic feet behind the first-row seat, compared to the Renegade's 50.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first-row seat.
  • Capabilities: The Wrangler comes with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that provides 285 horsepower and 21 highway MPG, while the Renegade offers a choice of a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder with 180 horsepower and 30 highway MPG or a 1.4-liter turbo with 160 horsepower and 31 highway MPG. Both offer a choice of 2 different 4x4 systems: the Wrangler offers Command-Trac or Rock-Trac while the Renegade offers Jeep Active Drive or Jeep Active Drive Low. The Renegade also offers an available 2WD system. The Renegade offers the Selec-Terrain Traction Control System which adjusts to different kinds of terrain, while the Wrangler offers features like a heavy-duty axle, Tru-Lok locking differentials and a sway bar disconnect system for optimal off-road performance.

As you can see, both models have a lot to offer. If you're looking for a vehicle with a more efficient ride, a more affordable price and a more modern look, then the Renegade is the right fit for you. If you're looking for a vehicle with more power, more off-road capability and a more rugged style, then the Wrangler is the right choice for you. But no matter which vehicle you choose, you can expect an excellent ride and you can take on all kinds of adventures.

The best way to determine which vehicle is right for you is to take each one out for a test drive. Feel free to visit us at our Fairfield, CT dealership and we will gladly arrange a test drive for you in both the Renegade and the Wrangler. That way, you can see and experience for yourself what each model has to offer and decide which one is right for you. Then when you decide which vehicle you want to take home, come on over to our finance center, where we can help you get the auto loan or lease that works best for you. Visit us at any time and we'll help you get started on choosing the new Jeep brand model that's right for you.

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